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Returning home

Issei man in Los Angeles

Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Los Angeles - around 1947-48. Kumezo Hatchimoji at his home."
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Issei woman

Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Nobue Hatchimonji, our mother. Place unknown - probably after WWII."
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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 1 (January 1, 1949)

"Saints Win Second Straight Cage Crown" (p. 1), "Beauty of Yakima Valley Charms Wapato Returnees" (p. 3), "Evacuees Like Three Key Cities of Northwest" (p. 3)
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Message from the Director of the War Relocation Authority

Message and information about the War Relocation Authority's Relocation Program following the re-opening of the West Coast to Japanese Americans.
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Nagaishi family standing outside garage with graffiti

Nagaishi family in front of their garage after returning from Minidoka. Written on garage: "No Japs Wanted" and "No Japs Wanted Here".
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Army, F.B.I Know of No Returned Japs (June 24, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 24, 1943, p. 1
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Kent Residents Don't Want Any Japs 'Ever' to Return to Valley. Posters Tacked Up by Mayor, Business Men (November 9, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, November 9, 1943, pp. 1, 4
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Stone Shatters Window Of Japanese Home Here (September 26, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, September 26, 1945, p. 10
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Chinese Girl, Taken for Jap, Embarrassed (January 1, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 1, 1945, p. 3
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Nisei's Return Causes Rift In Nurses at Harborview (February 2, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 2, 1945, p. 15
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